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•King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6517 Brint Rd., is taking orders for Angel Food Ministries. About $60 worth of fresh and frozen food can be purchased by anyone in need for $30. Call: 419-882-6488.

•St. Elias Orthodox Christian Church, 4940 Harroun Rd., will have a craft and ethnic food fair from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 5. Details: 419-882-4037.

•Angel Food Ministries at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6517 Brint Rd., offers about $60 worth of fresh and frozen food to be purchased by anyone in need for $30. Orders for November will be from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 31; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 4, and 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 7. Information: 419-882-6488.

•Roctoberfest to honor all Vietnam veterans will be Oct. 31 at the Joseph W. Diehn American Legion Post 468 in Sylvania. A hobo dinner from

6-7 p.m. will be free to all Vietnam vets; all others will be charged $7. The Rakeshakers will perform. Hayrides and a costume contest are planned. Details: 419-882-9080.

West Toledo

•Bunco Club of Toledo invites women of all ages, races, and religions to join. Registration is $20 per player; lunch is included. Games will run from 1:30- 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at 2439 Tremainsville Rd. Lunch is from 1:45- 2:15 p.m. Details: Jennifer at 419-787-3365 or

•Trunk or Treat at the Lighthouse Church and Childcare, 2324 West Alexis Rd., will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Details: 419-475-3208.

•Echoes of Poland folk song and dance ensemble will hold its 40th annual dinner dance from 6 p.m. to midnight Nov. 8 at the PRCUA Hall, 5255 North Detroit Ave. A buffet dinner will be served. Advance tickets are $25 per person from 419-531-8658 or 419-475-6262 or $30 at the door.

•Off-Broadway Dance Center, featuring the Manhattan Dance Company, presents its annual fall production, "Tap Your Troubles Away," Nov. 1 in the Ave Maria Performing Arts Center at Notre Dame Academy, 3535 West Sylvania Ave. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Advance tickets cost $10 from 419-865-0401 or 419-882-9633 or $12 at the door.

•Kahle Senior Center Grand Friends will host a party for students of Mrs. Hernandez's fourth grade class from Whittier School at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the center, 1315 Hillcrest Ave. Grand Friends encourage and support the students during the school year by writing letters, attending special events and hosting parties. The event is open to the public. Information: 419-476-2745.


•The Swanton Area Community Coalition along with Swanton businesses are hosting a Halloween Hoopla from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 31 on Main Street in downtown Swanton. Included are games, free hot dogs, and hay rides.


•DivorceCare, a weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays at 8353 Monclova Rd. For additional information: Kathy, 419-261-8363.

•True Meaning of Christmas event seeks crafters and offers table rentals for the festivity, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5 at Calvary Bible Chapel, 3740 West Alexis Rd. The event benefits the Salvation Army. Details: 419-537-7657 or

•Kitchen of Hope offers a free, hot dinner the last Friday of each month at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 East Indiana Ave., Perrysburg. Reservations: 419-874-4346.

•Great Food for All: Faith Lutheran Church, 2440 South Ave; $60-$70 of food for $30. Other box orders available. For additional information, call 419-385-7459.

•Toledo Artists' Club at Toledo Botanical Garden will host classes in advanced drawing and mixed media for ages 5-17. Call 419-841-8153.

•American Legion Post 335, Friday noon lunches and speaker at the post, 235 14th St.

•Czech Dancers Polka Club holds dances from noon to 6 p.m. and dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Sundays at the Czech Hall, State Rts. 120 and 109 in Seward, Fulton County, about once a month. Details: or 419-644-4271.

•Greater Toledo Republican Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at Wernert's Corners Civic Association Building, 5068 Douglas Rd. Call 419-476-3884.

•Lake Erie British Car Club dinner meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at Charlie's Restaurant, 12407 Airport Hwy., Swanton. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by a meeting. Call: 419-878-2041.

•Central Catholic High School's fall play, High School (Non)-Musical, in the school's front gymnasium, 2550 Cherry St., at 8 p.m. on Oct. 29, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Oct. 31, and 3 p.m. on Nov. 1. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door only. Details: 419-255-2280.


•Maumee Valley Model Boat Club, dinner meetings at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, Bob Evans Restaurant, 6420 Kit Lane, Maumee. RC, sail, and static-boat runs from 1-5 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Call 419-472-1331.

•A Halloween party will begin at 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Event Center, 23 North Summit St. Hosts are Work Play LIve Toledo, the Toledo Ski Club, FYP, and Toledo Sport and Social Club. A DJ will provide music with appetizers and desserts provided. A cash bar will be available. Costume contests. Information,

•Toledo's annual Holiday Parade, in its 22nd year and with the theme "Up, Up, Hurray," will step off at 11 a.m. Nov. 28 downtown. Breakfast with Santa, a sweepstakes, will entertain winning families at the Imagination Station the morning of the parade. Kris Kringle Village, a two-day attraction at the Erie Street Market Nov. 28 and 29, will feature youth activities, entertainment, holiday vendors, horse-drawn carriage rides, reindeer and more. These events are sponsored by a partnership involving The Blade, Buckeye Cablesystem, the Taylor Automotive Group, and other prospective sponsors. With the addition of Kris Kringle Village, additional sponsors and more than 300 volunteers are needed this year. Interested parties wishing to sponsor bands and units in the parade, or to participate as a volunteer, should contact the parade hot line at 419-724-6357, e-mail parade organizers at or visit Businesses interested should contact Mike Mori at The Blade, 419-724-6380.

•34th annual Miss Northwestern Ohio Scholarship Pageant, a preliminary to the Miss Ohio and Miss America scholarship pageants, will be Nov. 14 in the Defiance Community Auditorium. The pageant committee is seeking female contestants between the ages of 17 and 24, who are single, never been married or pregnant, and live, work or go to school in Ohio. The areas of competition are talent, interview, swimsuit, and evening wear. There are no entry fees. The program is affiliated with the Children's Miracle Network, and each contestant will be asked to obtain sponsors to contribute a combined $100 to the Children's Miracle Network. Information: Shirley LeMaster, entries chairman, 419-782-9693 or

•DC4K, a program for children ages 5-12 of families experiencing divorce and separation, and DivorceCare, a program for adults experiencing divorce and/or separation, will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Dec. 8 at 18029 County Road C, Wauseon, Ohio. Information and to register: 419-337-4776.

•English language classes for those who speak other languages are held throughout the Toledo area at a choice of times and locations. Call 419-824-8539.

Needle Arts

•Greater Toledo Sewing Guild meets at Common Space Library, 1700 Reynolds Rd., Toledo, at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. Call 419-535-1064.

•Holey Toledo Knitters Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in Epiphany Lutheran Church, 915 North Reynolds Rd. Call 419-537-9325.


•Photo Arts Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. Details: 419-536-8422 or

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